The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 104 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 20 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.75% 1.37% 1.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.85% 23.13% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 30
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£350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £409 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £99.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% +175.90%
HP Quality Center
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
226 134 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.52% 5.91% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 80 78
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £20.25 £17.00 £13.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £15.80 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £23.80 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -22 17 £350 +11.11% 2
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 19 (48.72%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
4 12 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 12 (30.77%) HP
5 11 (28.21%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (23.08%) Integration Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Banking
8 8 (20.51%) Retail
9 7 (17.95%) JIRA
9 7 (17.95%) Test Management
10 6 (15.38%) QA
10 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
10 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.38%) ISEB
11 5 (12.82%) Migration
12 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
12 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (10.26%) ETL
12 4 (10.26%) Oracle
12 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
12 4 (10.26%) System Testing
12 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
12 4 (10.26%) Gherkin
13 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
13 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
13 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.56%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
3 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
2 8 (20.51%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Analyst
2 26 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Functional Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Functional Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.13%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
5 2 (5.13%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.13%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (2.56%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Web Tester
6 1 (2.56%) UAT Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) NHS
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
3 12 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Test Management
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) Migration
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.26%) ETL
8 4 (10.26%) System Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 6 (15.38%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) VMware